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Advertisement for the Pacific Congress Springs Hotel and the Congress Springs and Santa Clara. Stage Line.
Agricultural machinery; Agriculture; People; Photographs; Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Technology;
Black-and-white photograph of a group of people pumping water. Written on back of photograph, "Mrs. Frank A. (Lydia Ortley) Hunter, Mrs. Augustus (Mary Jane) Hunter, (Hand on fender?), Mr. Frank A. Hunter, front -- Clifford B. Hunter."
Agriculture; People; Photographs; Railroads--California--Santa Clara; Railroad stations; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Santa Clara Train Station; Trains; Transportation; Trees;
Black-and-white photograph of Santa Clara Railroad Station, corner of Benton & Railroad Sts., circa 1900.
Eel baskets; Mission Santa Clara; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Technology;
Willow eel or fish trap basket from the Yurok region of Northwestern California. Open twined baskets of unique shapes are both cleverly designed to catch eels and fish, to drain water rapidly, and to contain and transport the catch back to the...
Water wagon on Big Basin Road, driver with 6 horses. Written on the back: 'Driver Batista 'Bat' Mevin(?) uncle of Mrs. Ralph Bronzich, Saraatoga. Water wagon on Big Basin Road, a tough job in the hills. Horses owned by Hubbard & Carmichael.'
Mission Period; Mission Santa Clara; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Technology; Water filter urns;
Vessel made of porous stone. There are four four-inch-square projections flush with the top of the urn. These projections are approx. 1.5 inches thick and are part of the urn. Top is round, bottom is oval.
The Oersted Piezometer was used to determine the coefficient of the compressibility of liquids. Gases would have been pumped into the chamber through the funnel at the top. The pressure of the gases would have been measured via the water barometer...